Becoming a Better Global Citizen
Wednesday May 06 2020
Whether he's kayaking to waterfalls in Croatia or exploring the sites of Dubai, Tanner Wegrowski loves to experience the world. Completing an internship in Berlin and participating in BYU Marriott's Global Marketing Study Abroad has convinced Wegrowski that everyone should have international experiences. He believes these experiences are an invaluable way to gain an appreciation for and broader perspective of the world in which we live.
Download Tomorrow’s Top App—Today
Tuesday May 05 2020
As the use of smartphone apps have become second-nature in today’s world, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology challenges BYU’s budding student developers to create the next top app by competing in its annual App Competition. The App Competition kickoff began on 31 October 2019 and ended on 2 March 2020, giving students four months to create a new, unique app. Despite tough competition from other teams, two students who created Stockmotion, an app that teaches users how to invest, walked away with the top prize and $3,200.
Latin Roots and Business Plans
Monday May 04 2020
Trying to juggle school and a social life while simultaneously learning how to get a commercial loan, earn a dealership license, and develop relationships with business professionals is not easy, but somehow Maryorie Delgado manages to do it. As a junior in the BYU Marriott entrepreneurial management program, Delgado has developed skills from her classes that she has directly applied to growing her family’s business.
BYU Marriott MBA Students Win Big in Texas
Friday May 01 2020
Four BYU Marriott MBA students continued BYU Marriott's four-year streak of top-two finishes as they won second-place at the Texas Christian University graduate supply chain case competition. The competition gave the students the chance to grow as leaders and show off their supply chain management skills as they tackled real-world business problems.
Two Worlds Collide
Thursday Apr 30 2020
If you’ve watched a TED Talk by a university professor or followed a researcher on Twitter, you’ve seen the connection between academics and the general public that BYU Marriott assistant professor of entrepreneurship Brian Reschke studies. Academics and popular culture may seem like topics that are worlds apart, but the research that Reschke conducts explores how these two different worlds collide.
People First, Place Second
Wednesday Apr 29 2020
When BYU Marriott MPA professor Rob Christensen hit a crossroad in his career, he took the path that led to a semester-long sabbatical in Europe. After spending three months in Milan and a month and a half in London during fall 2019, Christensen reflects back on his time abroad and is grateful for the research opportunities he was given and the networking experiences he had.
Forging the Path for New Entrepreneurs
Tuesday Apr 28 2020
Using experience and lessons from his own success, BYU Marriott EMBA alum Reed Quinn hopes that he can be a business leadership example to future entrepreneurs.
BYU Undergraduate Team Honored by MIT
Monday Apr 27 2020
The Ballard and Rollins Centers aren't the only groups to recognize Neptune Plastics. MIT recently honored the BYU student-led company as 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize winners with a $10,000 award.
Thirteen MBA Students Named 2020 Stoddard Scholars
Monday Apr 27 2020
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business MBA program has awarded thirteen students with the 2020 George E. Stoddard Prize, an award given to first- and second-year students in the BYU Marriott MBA program.
Utah High School Students Test Language Skills at GMC Competition
Saturday Apr 25 2020
BYU Marriott's Whitmore Global Management Center hosted its ninth annual High School Business Language Competition. Fifty-eight teams of students from high schools around the state of Utah gathered in the Tanner Building to put their language skills to the test as they competed in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, and Arabic.
Advocating for Himself
Friday Apr 24 2020
Most BYU Marriott graduates go through weeks of rigorous recruiting before landing a job, but Clark Anderson, a 2016 BYU Marriott human resources management (HRM) graduate, recruited himself into his current job as a virtual partner account manager at Cisco.
International Business-Minded MBA Students Named 2020 Eccles Scholars
Thursday Apr 23 2020
BYU Marriott’s Whitmore Global Management Center recently recognized eleven MBA students as this year’s Eccles scholars and presented each student with $9,000 for their interest in and commitment to a career in international business.
The Right Fit
Thursday Apr 23 2020
While many alumni may have forgotten about the jobs that they held during their undergraduate years, BYU Marriott alumna Michelle Carroll will probably always remember her student job at the BYU Marriott advisement center. That job was a life-changing opportunity that led her to her strategy degree, her future husband, and a career path that took her to Bain & Company in Dallas.
Saying Goodbye to BYU Marriott
Wednesday Apr 22 2020
For the last twenty years, Bryan Sudweeks has loved teaching the students in the BYU Marriott finance program. Now as his career comes to an end, he is finishing his last semester at BYU Marriott and moving on to the next chapter in his life.
No Slowing Down
Tuesday Apr 21 2020
BYU Marriott entrepreneurship student Elizabeth Jeffrey went from raising six children as a stay-at-home mom to studying economics and accounting in the classroom. Even though she’s taken a unique path to BYU Marriott, Jeffrey knows that her education will give her the tools that she needs to make an impact on the world.
Giving Back Through Education
Monday Apr 20 2020
Jill Piacitelli didn't always know she wanted to work in the social impact field. However, after participating in socially conscious projects during college and later unexpectedly landing a director role in a nonprofit, she found her personal calling. Piacitelli is now using her expertise to teach students as a new adjunct professor at the Ballard Center for Social Impact at BYU Marriott.
BYU Marriott Team Takes First at ACG Cup
Friday Apr 17 2020
A BYU Marriott team of two MAcc students and two MBA students took first place at this year's statewide Association for Corporate Growth Cup held this winter semester, receiving $3,000 as they competed against teams from universities across the state of Utah.
Finding Her Way
Friday Apr 17 2020
Whether she’s planning cultural activities for tourists, raising two boys, or consulting for companies in American Samoa, the life path of BYU Marriott EMBA alumna Noelani Wayas has taken exciting twists and turns.
The Perks of Being a Professor
Thursday Apr 16 2020
When Michael Swenson, BYU Marriott Christensen Professor of Marketing, was a PhD student, the words of a visiting professor changed his life.
From Jungle Survival to ROTC Leader
Wednesday Apr 15 2020
For some people, a three-week visit to Hawaii may be the perfect chance to relax and enjoy the beach. However, for BYU Marriott Army ROTC cadet Garrett Falk, his time in Hawaii was an opportunity to develop survival skills.